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  • Killing of Native Americans in California
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    Killing of Native Americans in California

    Professor Benjamin Madley talked about his book, An American Genocide: The United States and the California Indian Catastrophe, 1846-1873. In his book, Professor Madley argues that…

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  • Discussion on Early AfroMexican Settlers in California
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    Early Afro-Mexican Settlers in California

    Professor Carlos Manuel Salomon, author of Pio Pico: The Last Governor of Mexican California, talked about Mexicans of African descent who were some of the first non-Indian settlers in…

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  • Discussion on the 1915 San Francisco Worlds Fair
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    1915 San Francisco World's Fair

    Laura Ackley talks about the 1915 World’s Fair, officially known as the Panama-Pacific International Exposition, held in San Francisco, California. The fair was a celebration of the Panama…

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  • California Historical Society Part 2
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    California Historical Society, Part 2

    California Historical Society Executive Director Anthea Hartig visited the official society, and spoke about the history of San Francisco while presenting a selection of photographs and…

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  • California Historical Society Part 1
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    California Historical Society, Part 1

    California Historical Society Executive Director Anthea Hartig visited the official society, and spoke about the exhibit, “Curating the Bay,” which explored the history of the waters and…

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    The Associates: Four Capitalists Who Created California

    Richard Rayner talked about his book The Associates: Four Capitalists Who Created California, published by W. W. Norton/Atlas and Company. In his book he chronicles the four men who financed the…

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  • emRush for Riches Gold Fever and the Making of Californiaem
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    Rush for Riches: Gold Fever and the Making of California

    Mr. Holliday talked about his book Rush for Riches: Gold Fever and the Making of California, published by University of California Press. He focused on the impact of the gold rush on the…

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